St. Martinville, LA-On Sunday, February 16, 2020, at approximately 2:00 P.M., Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to an animal cruelty complaint near the bridge by Potato Shed Road in Henderson, LA. A witness observed a small white single cab truck briefly stop on the bridge and toss a bag into the water.
The bag was subsequently retrieved and inside the bag were approximately eight live new born black lab puppies. The suspect’s truck was described as a possible older model white Toyota or Nissan single cab truck. In the back of the truck there was a silver dog box with bright yellow borders around the door of the dog box.
The suspect vehicle was seen traveling south on the Henderson levee road, towards Pat’s Seafood Restaurant. If anyone recognizes this vehicle or knows the owner of this vehicle, they are asked to please contact the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office at (337) 394-3071 or via messenger on the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.